We asked the nursing community on Twitter what they thought about the NHS chief executive’s desire to help staff lose weight. Here are their thoughts:
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7 August, 2014
We asked the online nursing community what they had to say about putting a cap on NHS providers use of agency staff. Here is what they had to say:
6 August, 2014Jenni Middleton
NHS England’s chief executive Simon Stevens’ comments last week about nurses and doctors needing to lose weight to be better role models hit a nerve and a chord with NHS staff - probably in equal measure.
24 July, 2014
We asked the online nursing community what they thought about health workers taking industrial action. Here’s what they had to say:
16 July, 2014
We asked the Twitter nursing community what they thought about the new NICE safe staffing guidelines. Here’s what they told us:
3 July, 2014
After the axing of the Liverpool Care Pathway, we asked the Nursing Times Twitter community what they thought about its replacement.
6 June, 2014
We asked the nursing community how reliant their ward is on agency nurses and how this affects care.
Live debate: 'Is a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training damaging efforts to tackle problems today?'
30 May, 2014
This week’s twitter debate discussed whether a tendancy to look back fondly on the “good old days” of nurse training is damaging the future of nurse education
9 January 2019Jo Stephenson
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14 January 2019Megan Ford
A nursing student from Stourbridge is following her life-long dream of becoming a nurse after shedding eight stone.
19 November 2018Gemma Mitchell
A nurse-turned-MP will call on the government to reinstate bursaries for nursing students during a debate in parliament this week.